Table 14
Median days served in remand and sentenced custody, by Aboriginal identity and jurisdiction, 2008/2009

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Jurisdiction Remand Sentenced custody
Aboriginal non-Aboriginal Aboriginal non-Aboriginal
Total 9 6 33 40
Newfoundland and Labrador
and New Brunswick combined
15 6 80 61
Ontario 10 5 50 40
Alberta1 8 6 24 26
British Columbia 13 10 38 37
1. Admission and release counts presented in this report comply with the nationally recognized definitions developed to provide comparability across jurisdictions. Alberta uses a different counting methodology which makes it difficult to compare its official counts to those produced by the Youth Custody and Community Services survey.
Note: Total composition of the dataset includes Newfoundland and Labrador (2%), New Brunswick (6%), Ontario (64%), Alberta (16%) and British Columbia (13%).
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Integrated Correctional Services Survey.
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